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Havili and Bryant Fight

(Photo of Matt Barkley and Stanley Havili by Icon Sports Media) All-world fullback Stanley Havili and junior cornerback T.J. Bryant got into an altercation last week during a conditioning drill. Havili punched Bryant in the face after the two exchanged words during a relay race. Bryant had to undergo surgery on his left cheekbone. According […]

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2010 Training Camp Started Yesterday

(USC Athletic Director Pat Haden, University President C.L. Max Nikias and Associate Athletic Director J.K. McKay attend the Trojans’ first practice of the year. Photo by Icon Sports Media) USC’s 2010 season began yesterday with their first practice of training camp. All players reported to camp except for fullback Soma Vainuku, who has some academic […]

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2010 Pac-10 Media Day

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) Lane Kiffin and Matt Barkley represented USC at the Rose Bowl today for Pac-10 media day. ESPN’s Ted Miller covered the event and here are some of the USC highlights: Kiffin on transfers: “Our front-line players have stayed.” The Trojans are down to 71 scholarship players. Said of D-line: “We […]

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Kiffin on Scott Van Pelt Show

Lane Kiffin was on the Scott Van Pelt show yesterday. They talk about his transition at USC, his time at Tennessee and Oakland, Matt Barkley, replacing Pete Carroll, possible sanctions on the program and JaMarcus Russell. Click here to listen to the interview. Podcast: USC’s Kiffin on replacing Carroll [espn]

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It’s Just a Bruise

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) Matt Barkley had his injured right hand examined by doctors and they determined that there is no fracture, just a deep bruise. Barkley injured his hand in the final scrimmage of the year when he hit the helmet of Jurrell Casey while throwing a touchdown pass to Travon Patterson. Barkley […]

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Barkley to have injured hand examined

CFT: Three days after suffering an injury during USC’s spring game, starting quarterback Matt Barkley will have his right (throwing) hand examined by medical personnel on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.

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USC football: 5 observations on the spring game

USC wrapped up its first Camp Kiffin with the annual spring game Saturday at the Coliseum. Here are my top five observations: 1. Position of strength Although the defenses they faced weren’t entirely the same, there’s no disputing that Mitch Mustain (above) had a more productive day than Matt Barkley to finish a strong spring. […]

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Spring Reports

Our last report on spring scrimmages. Click here, here and here to view previous reports. Announced attendance included when available. Big East West Virginia: Running back Noel Devine played only a half, but rushed for 73 yards and one touchdown in 12 carries. Attendance: 21,029. Conference USA Southern Methodist: No spring game for the Mustangs. […]

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Lane Kiffin Heritage Golf Classic

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) A close friend on TrojanWire attended the Lane Kiffin Heritage Golf Classic on Monday at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club. Here are his thoughts after spending some time with the coaches and listening to what they had to say about this upcoming season: The entire coaching staff attended […]

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Opening the mailbag: Impressions of spring

Got bogged down on Friday, so this mailbag fermented over the weekend. To the notes. Jason from the Bay Area writes: So having seen most of the Pac-10 this spring, what are your impressions? Ted Miller: Obviously, we’ll have more on this going forward with a spring wrapup, but here are some quick hits. My […]

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